The Rev. Dr. Randal Gardner

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The Rev. Dr. Randal Gardner


Rev. Dr. Randal Gardner is dean of All Saints Chapel at the Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, California.

Gardner, who holds an M.Div. from CDSP, a certificate of theology from Ripon College Cuddesdon, and a D. Min. from Virginia Theological Seminary, will share his time during the fall semester between CDSP and Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, where he has served as canon for congregational life since 2013.

Ordained to the priesthood in 1985, Gardner served congregations in the Diocese of Olympia for twenty years and for seven years was rector of St. James by-the-Sea, La Jolla in the Diocese of San Diego. From 2006 until earlier this year, he served as an adjunct faculty member in the doctor of ministry program of the Virginia Seminary, preparing doctoral students to complete their independent research and writing to earn their degree.


from the Episcopal News Service